Thursday, June 21, 2012

Massena Public Library Update

Lisa Bero resigns from Massena library board. (Massena Daily-Courier, 6/21/2012)

Excerpt: Ms. Bero’s resignation followed the departures of president John Acton, Vice President Richard Geiser, and members Barb DeLine, Pamela Ouimet and Michael Gleason. Director Lynn Fountain also left after a year of service next month.

Massena council, library employees agree to new contract. (Massena Daily-Courier, 6/21/2012)

Excerpt: MPL staff will receive no retroactive wage increase for 2011, and 1.5 percent for 2012, 2013 and 2014. Current employees will not have to contribute to health coverage, but hires after Jan. 1, 2012 must pay 5 percent of their insurance premium. 

The library staff had approved the contract prior to Wednesday’s meeting. Mr. Gray said the contract closely mirrored one employees in the Massena Town Hall received several months ago. He did not have the total cost of the new contract available after Wednesday’s meeting.

Library book sale postponed.  (Massena Daily-Courier, 6/19/2012)

Related post:
Administrative meltdown leads to library closure.  6/14/2012)

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